PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER RANKED 3RD IN THE WORLD IN VENUES TODAY TOP STOPS

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 12:00 P.M.

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PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER RANKED 3RD IN THE WORLD IN VENUES TODAY TOP STOPS

71 Shows Earn Peoria Civic Center Theater Top Stop Prestige

 

Peoria, IL. – The SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Theater was ranked 3rd in the world by Venues Today for theater venues with a capacity of 2,000 based on ticket sales.  The list is comprised from concert and event grosses from October 16, 2012 to October 15, 2013. 

 

This honor is attributable to the many events held in the Peoria Civic Center Theater, Including REO Speedwagon, George Jones, Disney Live, A Chorus Line, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Jersey Boys, Chonda Pierce, The Pink Floyd Experience, Lewis Black, Little Big Town, Buddy Guy, Gabriel Iglesias, Rain, Theresa Caputo, West Side Story, The Black Crowes, Slash, The Happy Together Tour, and Daniel Tosh. 

 

The Peoria Civic Center’s successful Broadway Theater Series also played an important role in contributing to the receiving of this honor.  Titles contributing to the overall success of the theater include Rock of Ages, Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Jersey Boys, Billy Elliot, and Green Day’s American Idiot.

 

Upcoming shows in the theater include The Ten Tenors, Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Flashdance, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and Cirque D’Or.  For more information on these events, please visit www.peoriaciviccenter.com

 

To purchase tickets for upcoming shows, please visit Ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster at 1800-745-3000.   

 

The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at http://www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.

 

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s Reliant Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.

 

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